James Cameron

James Cameron

Director of 'The Terminator' (1984)
James Cameron is one of the most successful people in the movie industry. A large part of his success is due to Titanic, still today the biggest selling film that has ever been released as well as a string of large budget, large popularity movies which have left their mark on Hollywood.Born on Ontario, Canada in Augst 16, 1954, he got into movies from a young age with one of his favorite movies being Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. In 1971, he moved to Souther California where we went off to study physics. After graduation he decided to move into the film industry.Cameraon was soon fired by Roger Corman as a model maker but soon he was climbing up the vine making his directorial debute with Piranha 2: The Spawning. Luckily the film was so bad it inspired him to make The Terminator (1984). This created a wave through holloywood and followed this up with Rambo: First Blood Part II and Aliens. He later produced The Abyss which won him an Oscar for Best Special Effects.In 1991 he wrote, produced and directed Terminator 2: Judgement Day followed by several other movies although these did not achieve similar success until in 1997, he produced Titanic, which despite costing over 200 million dolloars, it remains one of the most successful movies of all time, with over 600 million dollars in the U.S., 14 Oscar nominations and 11 Oscars.Source: jamescameron.celebstate.com
A director's job is to make something happen and it doesn't happen by itself. So you wheedle, you cajole, you flatter people, you tell them what needs to be done. And if you don't bring a passion and an intensity to it, you shouldn't be doing it.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I actually started as a model builder and quickly progressed into production design, which made sense because I could draw and paint. But I kept watching that guy over there who was moving the actors around and setting up the shots.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The new world will be a place of answers and no questions, because the only questions left will be answered by computers, because only computers will know what to ask.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is a hugely underserved population out there... those who are the least capable of paying pay the highestMore James Cameron quotes [09/25/2011 03:09:59]

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